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Porta Potties? AP style?

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Evil ... Thy name is Orville Redenbacher!!, May 11, 2015.

  1. What's AP style for Porta Johns?
    Porta Potties? Port-a-potties?
    Port-a-johns?
     
  2. reformedhack

    reformedhack Active Member

    I think those are all brand names, like Dumpster. I'd go with "portable toilet" myself.
     
  3. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    Shitter, or Portable Shitter

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    Remember when Johnny Carson sued a company for naming theirs "Here's.... Johnny!!!" He won, too.
     
  4. MNgremlin

    MNgremlin Active Member

    Porta-John
     
  5. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    From the stylebook: port-a-potty
     
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